Published on August 16th, 2013 | by The Kitsap Scene1
How Washington State succeeded in restricting payday loans
By Paul Kiel | ProPublica | Photo: Vinceesq/Wikimedia Commons
A version of this story was co-published with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
In 2009, consumer advocates in Washington State decided to try a new approach to regulating payday loans. Like reformers in other states, they